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CONTROL ORDERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1044: tabled on 09 March 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House regrets the decision to renew control orders for another year; further regrets that this is the fifth year running in which this policy has been renewed; notes that control orders have been revealed as ineffective and contrary to fundamental principles of law; further notes with concern the comments made by Lord Carlile calling for the establishment of control orders permanently in statute through the `consensus and consolidation' of counter-terrorism legislation; further notes that the use of control orders was also criticised by the European Commissioner on Human Rights, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and the Home Affairs Select Committee; and urges the removal of control orders and not their consolidation in law.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

CONTROL ORDERS (Amendment 1)
after `Torture', insert `, the Joint Committee on Human Rights'.
Labour, Hendon
5
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EDM 1044A1: tabled on 10 March 2010